Intermediate Applications of Energy Statistics
On-Demand Recording Available February 28th (72 hour access)
Operational decisions, capital investment, risk management, strategic positioning, litigation, and marketing are some of the many areas that require accurate information and analysis founded on sound statistical principles. Building on the introductory statistical concepts, this course is designed to provide a solid understanding of key statistical and analytic tools used in the energy and electric power markets by examining several applications of statistical analysis. Be armed with the tools and methods needed to properly analyze and measure data to reduce risk and increase earnings for your organization. This course is an intermediate level course covering several applications and prepares the participant for the application specific advanced courses offered in this series.
What You Will Learn
Who Should Attend this Seminar
The course is designed for those who desire a fundamental understanding of this vital topic including utility employees, commission staff, energy service professionals, and others. The course is designed to provide a solid understanding of the principles and terminology of EE and DR programs, and provide an introduction to the advanced analysis techniques and models that are used by program planners and evaluators. The course is not overly analytical, but rather summarizes these important techniques used by DSM professionals.
Prerequisites and Advance Preparation
This seminar assumes a fundamental knowledge of statistics.
Why Choose PGS?
PGS seminars are known for their clear explanations and in-depth content. Register for a PGS class today, and join the over 10,000 energy professionals who have already attended one of PGS's proven programs.
Kenneth Skinner, Ph.D. is Vice President of Risk & Evaluation Products for Integral Analytics, an analytical software and management consulting firm focused on operational, planning, and market research solutions. Dr. Skinner has over 20 years’ experience in evaluation and risk measurement, having worked as an energy consultant with PHB Hagler Bailly and Financial Times (FT) Energy, and as the Derivative Structuring Manager for the retail energy supplier Sempra Energy Solutions. He has his Ph.D. from Colorado School of Mines, in Mineral Economics, with an emphasis in Operations Research, an MBA from Regis University and his BS in Engineering from Letourneau University.
Dr. Skinner is a nationally recognized expert in economic evaluation and modeling of energy assets including energy storage, distribution and generation, efficiency and demand response, renewable energy alternatives, financial derivatives and structured contracts using net present value, econometric and statistical methods, optimization principles, and real option valuation techniques. Dr. Skinner is currently the technology columnist for Wiley Natural Gas and Electricity Journal and is a noted speaker on energy related topics for organizations such as AESP, IAEE, ACEEE, PLMA, IEPEC, INFORMS, Infocast, EUCI, SNL Energy and PGS Energy Training.
$395 for the first attendee,
$195 for the second attendee,
and $95 for each attendee thereafter
Payment and Cancellations
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